One of a kind

Discussion in 'Reverse Flow' started by krossphyre, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. krossphyre

    krossphyre Newbie

    [​IMG]Was looking to build something different for the back yard and had some parts lying around. Smoke/heat enters center low under 3/8 divider plate and rises on each end, moves to center then up the stack. Fire box and exhuast stack are both dampend to regulate heat and dwell time in the cook chamber. Still under construction hoping to light it off over the  weekend.

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  2. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That"s quite a smoker you're building.

    It's one of a kind for shure [​IMG]
     
  3. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Awesome Idea!!!

    Don't come any more original than that !!!

    Is that an old "Osburn" ??

    Bear
     
  4. tiki guy

    tiki guy Smoking Fanatic

      That is cool !     Rube Goldberg would be proud !      FIRE that bad boy up !    Looking forward to a quick view ( during the smoke )
     
  5. That, sir, is badass.
    Now lessee some cookin' !
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    I like it!

    Can't wait to see it in action!
     
  7. Well ya did it. The perfect heater / Smoker

    Move in to the house and you have the best of all worlds.

    Wow.

    Cant wait to see some burnt meat.

    Karl
     
  8. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That truly is a one of a kind. I hope it works out for you.
     
  9. jc1947

    jc1947 Smoking Fanatic

    Can't wait to see it in action!

    JC1947
     
  10. krossphyre

    krossphyre Newbie

    Well I finished it up today, painted it up, set it in the back yard and did a trial run. At first I couldn't get temps above around 175 in the cook chamber (with all dampers wide open and a large bed of coals) then started messin with the damper on the exhaust stack, once I closed it about 2/3 the temps ran right up to 250 and held. So I opened the damper to about 1/2 and she settled in at about 225. Turns out a 6" exhaust stack is way over kill for this unit, glad I put the damper in.

    It was dark by the time I got done messin with it so I'll post a couple of photos of the finished unit tomorrow.
     
  11. Wow, really good looking. Can't wait to see the finished pics.[​IMG]
     
  12. blazer

    blazer Newbie

    Is that stack 6'' ?  It looks like 8'' to me.
     
  13. fourthwind

    fourthwind Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    It had more to do with the length of the stack, and not the diameter.  A stack that long would increase the velocity of the air so much, that I am sure it was sucking air right past the fire before it had a chance to heat.  With 6 inch pipe, the length would be around 12 to16 inches or less for that size tank. 
     

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